Program Content: Successful completion of this program equips students with the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to be a member of the emergency medical services team as a Paramedic. Students are qualified and prepared to pass the National Registry Licensure Examination.
1. Apply to Manatee Technical College here: https://manateetech.edu/apply-now
2. Attend a program information session. Call 941.752.8100 to hear a list of dates and times for current program offerings.
Advanced Placement Policy
Students are required to successfully complete all of the requirements and courses in the Paramedic Program to be eligible for graduation and to sit for the National Registry of EMT certification exam and/or the Florida paramedic exam. Advanced placement and experiential learning will not be considered.
Transfer of Credits
Manatee Technical College does not accept a transfer of credits for the Paramedic Program.
Manatee Technical College Paramedic Program does not award students credit(s) for experiential learning.
Florida EMT Licensure
250 Hours of Patient Care Contact
Oral Interview with MTC Program Director
Length of Program: 1100 hours – approximately 12 months to complete
Dual Enrollment Available: No
Articulation: May be available towards credits at Florida public colleges/universities. Speak with a Career Counselor for more information.
Initial Pass Rate: 100% – 2018-2019
Job Placement Rate:100%
On-Time Completion Rate: 100%
Industry Certification: Florida Department of Health – Paramedic
Accreditation: The Manatee Technical College’s Paramedic program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs [CAAHEP] upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Profession [CoAEMSP].
8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312 Rowlett, TX 75088
9355 113th St. N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775
Potential Careers and Outlook:
29-2041.00 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
Estimated Total: $5,550*
*An additional fee for a uniform, books, supplies, and various materials is required. Fees for certifications and/or licensure may or may not be required. The price is for in-state tuition. For out-of-state tuition, speak with a Career Counselor for more information. MTC is not an I-20 institution. State Sales Tax calculated at the point of sale.
Location: MTC East Campus, 5520 Lakewood Ranch Blvd., Bradenton, FL 34211 | 941.752.8100
Start Date: August: Manatee County C-Shift January: Manatee County A-Shift
Start Time: Shift Days: Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
For More Information: Contact Mark Toler: 941.752.8100 x 2134, Email